November 22, 2011 | Digital Life

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Remember the original release of (depending on your perspective) emails hacked or released by a whistleblower regarding global warming research alleged to have been tampered with? Well, now the same folks have released another 5000 emails. The new emails also contain quotes which are likely to prove embarrassing for the scientists involved.

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November 16, 2011 | Digital Life

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Perhaps unhappy with media coverage of late, Occupy Wall St. has come out with an ad being shown on national networks (ESPN, Bloomberg, CBS Sports, Fox News and others).

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October 30, 2011 | Digital Life

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So Google Street View is moving indoors, allowing business to have pictures taken of their shops. But that’s not all. A little birdie told me Google Street View is also coming to your house. Want to know what’s in the fridge? Don’t get up off the sofa, go to maps.google.com. Can’t find the kids? Google [...]

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October 27, 2011 | Digital Life

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If you want a free iPad, you might want to check out your local library. It’s not just books they’re loaning out anymore. They expanded a long time ago into lasing CDs. But now they’re also loaning out the devices you need to play them: iPods, iPads, laptops, digital cameras

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October 16, 2011 | Digital Life

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For all intensive purposes, the English language is changing a lot these days. Chock it up to the Worldwide Web and the fact that more and more people are writing these days rather than merely reading. When they write, they write what they’ve heard. But sometimes they’ve heard wrong, and so they write wrong, too. [...]

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October 12, 2011 | Digital Life

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David Inviglio counts the reasons Netflix killed Qwikster, after having just split up its DVD-rental service into the new company about a month ago: 1. It was going to be hard for people to use both. 2. It didn’t pacify customers. 3. Some customers actually prefer DVD. 4. Netflix split off Qwikster to sell it, [...]

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September 27, 2011 | Digital Life

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It used to be whenever you searched for something on Google, there’d be a link “Cache” right next to it. It would go to the Google Cache for the URL result. But I just noticed that they’re not there anymore. I don’t know how many days (weeks?) it’s been, but it’s not there now, as [...]

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September 21, 2011 | Digital Life

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Why Netflix is Splitting Itself Into Two: An Oatmeal Parody

Netflix is being widely panned for its weird and sudden decision to split into two, with one company handling streaming and another DVD rentals. Here’s a well-deserved and funny parody of the whole situation.

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September 20, 2011 | Digital Life

As if it wasn’t enough to raise their rates and then insult customers by referring to the price increase as less than the cost of a latte, Netflix has now split its DVD service into a separate company, Qwikster.

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September 18, 2011 | Digital Life

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Well, everyone likes getting something for free. Here’s free webhosting if you want it. (Links below.) The catch? Well, There’s no dynamic anything. No PHP No MySQL or other database Not even SSI (server side includes) No email No custom domain (you get a subdomain of something like hdfree.in If you can live with all [...]

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